health quotes

Mental health is often missing from public health debates even though it's critical to wellbeing.Diane Abbott

My health is fine.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

America was not founded to improve health care or housing; it was founded for freedom.Elliott Abrams

Health, money. That's what people worried about in the 14th century as much as today. I find it so much more interesting than the supposed activities of kings, queens, generals.Peter Ackroyd

Exuberant health is always, as such, sickness also.Theodor Adorno

I have developed a unique way of looking at the relationship of the human body to health and disease.David Agus

I want doctors to treat toward health and not treat toward disease.David Agus

In health care today, we spend most of the dollars - in terms of treating disease - in the last two years of a person's life.David Agus

Much in the way Olympic athletes optimize their game by paying an enormous - borderline maniacal - amount of attention to things like diet, exercise, sleep, and of course the essential R&R, we all would do well to pay more attention to those key aspects of our lives that comprise our overall health equation.David Agus

A tremendous amount of needless pain and suffering can be eliminated by ensuring that health insurance is universally available.Daniel Akaka

We don't want the efficiency of the federal government and the compassion of the IRS to run our health care.Todd Akin

Well, here's what I think. I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,' and the Democrats are saying, 'We don't care. We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months, Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill.Lamar Alexander

I really discovered I had thyroid disease by accident. My son was having some health concerns, and as I filled out his patient history I noticed I had a lot of similar symptoms. I mentioned it to the doctor, and he ran blood work and finally an ultrasound of my thyroid.Kim Alexis

Mr. Speaker, our Nation must no longer be complacent about underage drinking and its alarming consequences. We must bring this national public health crisis out of the shadow and into the bright light of a national priority.Lucille Roybal-Allard

Newborn screening is a public health intervention that involves a simple blood test used to identify many life-threatening genetic illnesses before any symptoms begin.Lucille Roybal-Allard

By giving every American access to quality, affordable health care, they will create a more competitive, a stronger and more secure America!Tom Allen

Health care costs blunt the competitive edge of American entrepreneurs, from the auto industry to internet start-ups.Tom Allen

To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it.Tom Allen

If you can eat 70 percent raw or introduce raw into your diet, it will help your health.Carol Alt

Most of the provisions designed to fix what ails our health system don't kick in until 2014, which, one wishes administration officials had noticed, is two years after he has to win an election.Eric Alterman